Employment and Training


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Manufacturing, healthcare and education are the top three employment sectors in Cowley County. Growing businesses including Fortune 500 manufacturing companies, expanding healthcare facilities, and a wide range of educational institutions and public safety affiliates — employment opportunities abound.

Consistently ranked in the Top-10 Kansas counties for manufacturing jobs, positions for all skill sets are available. In high demand are machinists, manufacturing and molding technicians, welders and production workers.

Home to South Central Kansas Medical Center, William Newton Hospital and a multitude of healthcare clinics, there is a need for physicians, specialists and support staff. Paramedics, firefighters and EMTs are also in high demand.

Low unemployment rate, higher than average median income, stable local economy and low cost of living are a few examples of why Cowley Works!

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Job Placement Assistance

Workforce Center
Services Offered: Resume Building, Interviewing Skill Building, Microsoft Computer Skills, Employment Training Programs, and Youth Services. 

Life Style Staffing
1616 Wheat Rd, Winfield, KS
(316) 281-4464
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Services Offered:  Accept applications on behalf of Rubbermaid.

The Arnold Group
1214 Main, Winfield, KS
(620) 221-7100
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Express Employment Professionals
620 N. Baltimore, Ste C
Derby, KS
Monday - Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Services offered: Express Employment Professionals and the Specialized Recruiting Group are a full-service HR Solutions company, servicing our clientele in the following areas for nearly 40 years! Professional Staffing, Accounting/Finance, Engineering, I.T., Legal, Human Resources, Sales, Marketing/Advertising, Manufacturing, Skilled Trades, and Office Services/Administrative Support.

Certified Placement Services, LLC
2250 N. Rock Road, Ste 118-188
Wichita, KS 67226
Monday - Thursday 10:00am-3:00pm
Friday - Sunday closed

Employment Network for the Social Security Ticket to Work program and we assist individuals with disabilities in obtaining employment at no charge. Our goal is to help those with disabilities find lifelong careers in a field of their choice. We offer a wide range of services that have proven successful in assisting with placement including job coaching, career-oriented training events, skill-based workshops, and one on one support. 

Leading Employers

Click here for a list of Cowley County’s leading employers

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Job & Skill Development

Job & Skill Development Online Courses via Winfield Public Library

Employment Listings

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Business Training

Southwestern College Professional Studies
Southwestern College Professional Studies embraces partnerships with businesses and organizations who understand the value of creating a viable, sustainable and profitable enterprise.  The Center for Corporate Learning offers customized, solutions-based training and talent development services. Using a consultative and collaborative approach, the Center for Corporate Learning engages experienced, professional practitioners who are industry experts to design and deliver the right training for your organization. Technology is central to our training methods and most programs can be delivered at your organization.

CPR/First Aid Training at Your Business Site

On business site CPR and First Aid Training is offered through Cowley College Health and Human Services. Contact Chris Cannon at chris.cannon@cowley.edu, or call 620-221-3392. Program details can be found at:Cowley-College-CPR-First-Aid-Training.pdf

Job & Skill Development Online Courses

Winfield Public Library (WPL) offers Job & Skill Development online courses via their website. These courses are free to all Kansas residents. Here’s the link: http://www.wpl.org/books-and-more/online-resources/job-skill-development/ For more information, call Winfield Public Library at (620) 221-4470.